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AkelPad Portable 4.8.3 (plaintext editor) Released

Submitted by John T. Haller on May 12, 2013 - 8:49am
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logoAkelPad Portable 4.8.3 has been released. AkelPad is an open source editor for plain text that is designed to be small and fast. This release updates AkelPad to the latest version. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Platform and it's a dual-mode 32- and 64-bit app so you get the best performance on every PC automatically. Plus, it's open source and completely free.

Update automatically or install from the portable app store in the Platform.



  • Single window (SDI), multi-window (MDI) and pseudo multi-window modes (PMDI);
  • Full support of Unicode strings on Unicode systems (NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Seven);
  • Support of Unicode codepages (UTF-8, UTF-16LE, UTF-16BE, UTF-32LE, UTF-32BE);
  • Support of any codepage installed in the system;
  • Support of DOS/Windows, Unix and Mac newline formats;
  • Preview file open;
  • Correct pseudographics displaying;
  • Column text selection;
  • Multi-level undo;
  • Fast search/replace text strings;
  • Remember file codepage and caret position;
  • Printing of a document and print preview;
  • Support of language modules;
  • Plugins support (syntax highlighting, folding, auto-completion, scripts execution, keyboard macros and much more).

Learn more about AkelPad... Installer / Format

AkelPad Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


AkelPad Portable is available for immediate download from the AkelPad Portable homepage. Get it today!

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